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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 17v

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Miniature in left column:
1) Abraham: entertaining the Angels -- Abraham greets three angels, one wearing cope. Scene in landscape.
Illustration of Genesis 18:01-02.
Miniature in right column:
2) Lot: entertaining Angels -- Lot, at city gate of Sodom, approaches and grasps left wrist of one of two angels.
Illustration of Genesis 19:01.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.

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